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Ivan Novak

Freelance Software Developer
United StatesFreelance Software Development Developer at Toptal Since February 2, 2022

Ivan is a technical founder, principal engineer, and solution architect with 16 years of experience. He has participated in and founded multiple startups and is familiar with the highest highs and lowest lows that owners go through. Recently, he helped grow a startup from a $4 million to $87 million valuation in three years with a successful Series A round. His in-depth understanding and strategic approach has seen him deliver numerous products.

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Ben Mishkin

Freelance Software Developer
United StatesFreelance Software Development Developer at Toptal Since March 10, 2017

Ben is a seasoned engineering leader with 20 years of experience in cloud infrastructure, DevOps, and security. He specializes in ML/AI and LLMs and holds certifications in AWS and GCP. He has led teams across various industries, including healthcare, social networks, eCommerce, and video games. With computer science, machine learning, and finance expertise, Ben has HIPAA, PCI, and SOC2 compliance experience. He excels in writing code and architecting buildouts and migrations.

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Rajini Karthik

Freelance Software Developer
United StatesFreelance Software Development Developer at Toptal Since December 10, 2020

Rajini is a passionate and highly motivated software developer and an architect with strong experience in building a broad range of software solutions. She has deep expertise from contributions to developing distributed enterprise applications, cloud-native applications, open-source cloud development, and automation of infrastructure and software deployment development projects. Rajini has a strong ability to innovate and lead teams to make an impact while learning from new challenges.

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Randall Hogan

Freelance Software Developer
United StatesFreelance Software Development Developer at Toptal Since February 9, 2022

Randall has 20+ years of software engineering experience with two of the top Fortune 100 companies in the world. His expertise ranges from sophisticated network and process automation to real-time data collection and wrangling to rapid data access with complex filtering schemes to top-performing interactive web interfaces. He has been an innovative full-stack solutions provider solving some of the networking industry's most difficult challenges with automation and performant user interfaces.

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Phoebe Beckinger

Freelance Software Developer
United StatesFreelance Software Development Developer at Toptal Since April 15, 2020

Phoebe is a full-stack developer with over nine years of experience building software across a range of industries and company sizes. Her primary focus has been server-side development, but she also enjoys working with modern UI solutions. Phoebe is meticulous about her code, a passionate advocate for best practices, and knows how fundamental communication is in delivering exceptional products.

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Clark Winters

Freelance Software Developer
United StatesFreelance Software Development Developer at Toptal Since December 14, 2023

Clark is an experienced DevOps engineer with a strong background in systems integration and programming. He has expertise in web, cloud, and database ecosystems and an affinity for the Go programming language and tools like Terraform and Docker. Clark helps clients build scalable cloud infrastructure, web services, REST APIs, and automation scripts, prioritizing efficient, tailored solutions with a commitment to on-time delivery and quick adaptability to new projects.

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Daniel Stahl

Freelance Software Developer
United StatesFreelance Software Development Developer at Toptal Since August 25, 2021

Daniel is a full-stack developer with nine years of real-world experience in financial modeling and analytics and three years of experience developing big data applications in Spark and Hadoop. He currently leads a machine learning operations team that designs continuous delivery services for machine learning applications. While professionally focused on data and analytics, Daniel has a passion for building delightful interfaces to enable the broad consumption of complex mathematical models.

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Jameson Edgeworth

Freelance Software Developer
United StatesFreelance Software Development Developer at Toptal Since June 22, 2022

Jameson brings together a blend of business knowledge and mathematics. With skills in data modeling and statistical analysis, Jameson has helped companies from small businesses to the Fortune 500 understand their business operations and analyze trends through data.

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Amar Paturu

Freelance Software Developer
United StatesFreelance Software Development Developer at Toptal Since December 30, 2022

Amar is a senior SAP-certified lead consultant with a progressive career and over 15 years of hands-on SAP lifecycle expertise. He has skilled abilities in ascertaining how SAP landscapes enhance business processes. Amar is a collaborative and flexible communicator continually focused on designing, implementing, and managing technical process improvements while simultaneously managing project resources.

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Kevin Roe

Freelance Software Developer
United StatesFreelance Software Development Developer at Toptal Since September 9, 2022

Kevin is a self-taught, extremely motivated automation engineer. He loves having the opportunity to solve complex web, mobile, or API automation challenges. Kevin always looks for a chance to contribute to the team by applying his skills to develop something new, solve big problems, or build processes and best practices from scratch.

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Kevin Howard

Freelance Software Developer
United StatesFreelance Software Development Developer at Toptal Since May 25, 2021

Kevin is a software engineer with 25 years of experience focusing on mobile applications, cloud computing, operating system design, and server management. He's proud of his proven track record of building and leading engineering teams in full-stack mobile and web products in multiple industries. At work, Kevin is recognized for his ability to deliver winning cross-platform solutions in cutting-edge technology areas across geographically dispersed project teams.

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